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Whatever It Takes: The Story of John and Jennifer McNamara

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Courtney

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A narrative film about FDNY firefighter John McNamara and his wife Jennifer and their journey through John’s battle with 9/11 Cancer.
Backers: 57
Average Pledge Per Backer: $99

Funded: $5,644 of $5,500
Dates: Oct 3rd -> Nov 17th (46 days)
Project By: Courtney
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November 11th - via:
Thank you all so much!!! Because of your generosity, we’ll be able to continue you on with this journey to tell John and Jen’s story.   I will keep you up to date as we move forward.  Thank you again.  I just can’t thank you enough.  (Read More)

We’re at 83%!!!

November 8th - via:
Hi Everyone!! We have less than $900 to go!!  AMAZING!  I can’ even believe it.  It’s meant a lot to hear from first responders and what this story means to them.  Thank you for helping me and them.  If you feel so inspired, I would greatly... (Read More)

So close...

November 3rd - via:
Hi All, We are 14 days out from the end of the Kickstarter and $2,300 away from reaching the goal.  SO CLOSE.  Thank you for your support so far and, if you feel so inclined, please share our campaign!  If we got 115 people to donate $20, we would... (Read More)

The Importance of Our Project

October 22nd - via:
Hi All, I had the opportunity to sit down with the head of the Firefighter Cancer Foundation this weekend and it made me realize that our film has a much greater importance than I even realized.  I knew about the cancer situation of 9/11... (Read More)

Slowly making our way to the finish line!

October 16th - via:
Thank you all! We’ve  made some progress these last few days. Let’s keep it up!  (Read More)


October 13th - via:
Hi All, Thank you so much for getting us here! We’re a little stalled at $1,600.  There hasn’t been much movement.  Any shout outs you’re able to give are very much appreciated.  Gotta get this train going again. Sincerely, Courtney   (Read More)

Getting it Done!

October 9th - via:
Hi All, We’re at 28% and moving right along!  Thank you to everyone for your support.  It truly means a lot.  I’m going to have a full draft in my hot little hands in about a week and I’m so excited.  I have formed the LLC, and will be... (Read More)

Steady as She Goes

October 6th - via:
We are now at 23% funded!!! Hoping to get to 25% by the end of today!  We’re moving steady as she goes!!  Thank you all!!  (Read More)

21% Funded after Day 1!!!

October 4th - via:
You guys are amazing!!  Thank you!!  I just finished an interview with the Blue Point Gazette sharing about what we’re doing.  We’re crushing it!!  Glad I got this right this time. Thank yo for all of the shares!  It’s working!!!     (Read More)

Here we go!!

October 3rd - via:
Off to a strong start!! i think we can hit 10% today! Thank you to all of you who have shared today! Gonna make it this time around :-D  (Read More)

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